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  American National Business Hall of Fame, ANBHFPaul Galvin
Paul Galvin was born in the small town of Harvard, Illinois, on June 27, 1895.
Paul Galvin became the chairman of the board and chief executive officer and each of the division managers became executive vice presidents.
Paul Galvin's success was based upon a combination of stubborn refusal to let failure lead to disappointment, a tremendous ability to motivate employees, and a "sixth business sense" which enabled him to make a number of correct intuitive decisions at crucial points in Motorola's history.
www.anbhf.org /laureates/pgalvin.html   (2832 words)

  
 Paul V. Galvin Library History of the Galvin Library
Galvin's bold, venturesome nature and his ability to encourage enterprise in those who worked for him.
Galvin bought back his plans and equipment for his new "battery eliminator" that allowed battery powered radios to operate on household current.
Galvin's belief in scientific advancement and his emphasis on engineering and research.
www.gl.iit.edu /about/history.html   (714 words)

  
 Paul Galvin - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Paul Vincent Galvin (June 27, 1895 - November 5, 1959) was one of the two founders of telecommunications company Motorola.
Founded as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation on September 25, 1928, Motorola is now a leader in communications equipment.
His son, Bob Galvin, directed the creation of the Six Sigma quality system when he was running the company.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Paul_Galvin   (152 words)

  
 Paul Galvin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Over seven decades since the Galvin Manufacturing Corp. was created, Paul Galvin, a self-educated and twice-failed businessman and his offspring have built Motorola into an engineering company with landmark training programs and generous resources for engineers.
Galvin authorized a research team to design the world's first two-way portable radio--a 5-pound AM device dubbed the "handie-talkie." By 1945 Motorola had manufactured 130,000 walkie-talkies, the precursor of cellular phones, pagers and radio modems.
Galvin joined by his son, Robert and Daniel Noble, created a research park that examined the commercial potential of transistors and solid state electronics and from there, semi-conductors and silicon.
www.ce.org /Events/Awards/483.htm   (287 words)

  
 It's not easy being the founder's grandson at Motorola   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul Galvin grew sales to $177.1 million in 22 years, and by the time of his death in 1959, Motorola had carved a name for itself in commercialized car radios.
Galvin's father Robert Galvin was instrumental in turning Motorola into one of the world's premier technology companies as the firm expanded into international markets and invented the cell phone under his leadership.
Galvin has been criticized in the past for his hands-off approach handed down from his father, but he has worked to change that since the company fell victim to the slowing economy two years ago.
www.ciol.com /content/news/trends/102051301.asp?nl=ctmp-May18   (969 words)

  
 BW Online | July 16, 2001 | Motorola
Galvin is most inspired, and most inspiring, when he spins a vision of the future of technology.
Galvin's gentility and his tendency toward study instead of action are at odds with the hurly-burly, combative world of technology.
Galvin's troops were trying to produce the new phone in three different technologies and target the all-important low end of the market--the fastest-growing segment.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/01_29/b3741001.htm   (4108 words)

  
 History
By the time of Paul Galvin's death in 1959, Motorola was a leader in military, space and commercial communications, had built its first semiconductor facility and was a growing manufacturer of consumer electronics.
Paul V. Galvin is elected chairman of the Board and serves as chief executive officer.
Bob Galvin remains an employee and ambassador for Motorola, and an advisor to the leadership of the company as chairman of the board, retired.
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 illinoisreview: Illinois Hall of Fame: Paul Galvin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul V. Galvin was an electronics business pioneer who was the co-founder of Motorola, Inc. He was born in Harvard, Illinois on June 27, 1895.
By 1954, Paul Galvin was 59 years old and he realized that Motorola businesses had grown too large and complex for him to have enough time to make all the major management decisions.
For the next three years, Paul Galvin remained as Chairman of the Board of Motorola but is health started to fail in 1958 when he was diagnosed with leukemia.
illinoisreview.typepad.com /illinoisreview/2006/11/illinois_hall_o_2.html   (1099 words)

  
 Forbes.com: NEWSMAKER-Motorola's Galvin leaves amid board conflict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Galvin, 53, said on Friday he would retire as chairman and chief executive after 6-1/2 years at the helm of Motorola, a tumultuous period that spanned the telecom boom of the late 1990s and the bust that left thousands of Motorola workers unemployed and investors pining for better days.
Paul Galvin grew sales to $177.1 million in 22 years, and by the time of his death in 1959, Motorola had established a name for itself in commercialized car radios.
When he traveled, Galvin was also known to pull 17-hour days, and it was not uncommon to see him pull gadgets out of the pockets of his impeccably tailored suits for show-and-tell demonstrations during major speeches.
www.forbes.com /work/newswire/2003/09/19/rtr1087023.html   (721 words)

  
 Robert Galvin, Motorola Icon, Still Thinks Tech: Newsroom: The Independent Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Galvin remained on the board for a few years after stepping down as chairman, but he hasn't been involved with the company for some time now.
Currently, Galvin sits on the board of trustees of the Santa Fe Institute, a private, nonprofit research and education center in Santa Fe, N.M. He also is the vice chairman of the board of trustees for the Universities Research Association Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based consortium of 90 research-oriented universities in the United States and abroad.
Even though Galvin, 81, says he now tries to take it easy, he recently wrote a book called America’s Founding Secret: What the Scottish Enlightenment Taught our Founding Fathers, which he will be discussing at an upcoming event in San Francisco on April 21.
www.independent.org /newsroom/article.asp?id=1287   (592 words)

  
 American National Business Hall of Fame, ANBHF Bob Galvin
Bob Galvin (on the left) was named president of Motorola in 1956 and succeeded his father, Paul Galvin (on the right), as the chief executive officer  in 1958.
Instead, Bob Galvin maintained an egalitarian culture in which managers at all levels were encouraged to develop a sense of   proprietorship and a willingness to engage in open discussion.
Bob Galvin’s Motorola was truly an organization of proactive empowered leaders with a sense of proprietorship.
www.anbhf.org /laureates/bgalvin.htm   (1396 words)

  
 Entrepreneurial spirit - Tim O'Malley :: American Venture Magazine
Galvin knew his company was not doing the best and he was behind on some taxes, but the government locked Galvin's coat inside the office adding insult to injury.
From 1920 to 1930 Paul Galvin sacrificed modesty and income security to fulfill not a dream, but a burning business desire and the capability to create a better life for himself.
Galvin needed some working capital for his company that was installing radios into cars.
www.americanventuremagazine.com /articles/127   (431 words)

  
 Irish Examiner - 2005/03/29: Galvin goal powers Finuge to deserved All-Ireland glory
Galvin and Kerry team-mate Eamonn Fitzmaurice were both inspirational figures as the Kerry side built on a strong first-half display.
Paul Galvin was regularly involved in their attacking movements and his strong, incisive running from the half-forward line continually troubled the Stewartstown defence.
Enda Galvin went through in the 22nd minute but kicked straight at the keeper while Paul Galvin saw a well-directed kick came back off the upright.
archives.tcm.ie /irishexaminer/2005/03/29/story5634580.asp   (864 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Verdict: DVD: Paul Newman,Charlotte Rampling,Jack Warden,James Mason,Milo O'Shea,Lindsay Crouse,Ed ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
But when Galvin is given a chance to redeem himself--by proving medical negligence in the case of a comatose woman--he makes one final effort to regain his self-respect and tarnished reputation.
Paul Newman's performance as the alcoholic has-been lawyer called upon to try a case of medical malpractice is one of the finest acting performances in history.
Frank Galvin (Paul Newman) is on a downward slide as an ambulence-chasing alcoholic lawyer when his associate (Jack Warden) tries to slap him out of his stupor in order to remind him that he is throwing away an opportunity to get back on his feet.
www.amazon.com /Verdict-Paul-Newman/dp/B000063US3   (2236 words)

  
 Business Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul Galvin was born on June, 29 1895 in Harvard Illinois.
The next invention Galvin got interested in was music in motion in automobiles.
This was another big success for Galvin and Co. After his first two big successes he then decided to change the name to Motorola, this means, music in motion.
www.stfrancis.edu /ba/ghkickul/stuwebs/bbios/biograph/galvin.htm   (504 words)

  
 Paul Galvin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the Kerry footballer, see Paul Galvin (footballer).
Founded as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation on on September 25, 1928,Motorola is now a leader in communications equipment.
He served as an artillery officer during World War I.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Galvin   (126 words)

  
 Paul Galvin (footballer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul Galvin is an Irish Gaelic footballer who plays for Kerry and Finuge.
Paul Galvin has been on the all-Ireland winning side for Kerry on two occasions.
Paul Galvin was on the winning side for Kerry in the national football league for the same two years, 2004 and 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Galvin_(footballer)   (220 words)

  
 Paul Galvin - Founder of Motorola
His biographer tells us that Galvin's upbringing in this small town environment gave him a personality, "friendly, yet with a certain reserve, salty, yet at times very gentle, (with a) stress on personal loyalties, (1) shrewd assessment of men, and (2) strong moral code".
His wartime experience strengthened Galvin's faith in the virtues of a well-disciplined organization able to withstand crisis through mutual loyalty and the leader's concern for the men.
"With only a dollar and a half in his pocket, Galvin packed his wife, Lillian and their ten-month-old son, Bob, into a broken down old car and started back to Illinois".
www.450mhz.com /paulgalvin   (2792 words)

  
 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The President today announced his intention to nominate Michael Paul Galvin to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Export Administration).
Galvin has been a partner with the law firm of Winston & Strawn in Chicago, IL.
Galvin graduated from Boston College (B.S., 1974) and Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 1978).
bushlibrary.tamu.edu /research/papers/1989/89030911.html   (96 words)

  
 Christopher Galvin
Galvin's grandfather, Paul Galvin, founded Motorola in 1928.
Galvin, electronics and communications giant Motorola ended 1997 with $29.79 billion in revenues, a 6.5 percent increase over 1996.
Christopher Galvin's father, Robert, succeeded Paul Galvin in 1959 and built Motorola into a global communications powerhouse before retiring in 1990.
www.surferess.com /CEO/html/christopher_galvin.html   (192 words)

  
 Motorola STARTING WITH HIS EARLIEST FORAY INTO CAR RADIOS, PAUL GALVIN KEPT HIS ELECTRONICS COMPANY TUNED IN TO NEW ...
His Galvin Manufacturing Corp., founded two years earlier, was developing an inexpensive car radio and was badly in need of a loan for working capital.
Galvin learned of the action when he returned from lunch one day and found the offices padlocked--with his coat trapped inside.
Galvin and his mechanics worked into the night--on a strict trial-by-error basis, shoehorning parts into place--to meet the deadline.
money.cnn.com /magazines/fsb/fsb_archive/2003/04/01/341018/index.htm   (2178 words)

  
 Paul V. Galvin | 20th Century American Leaders Database
Galvin also invented the walkie-talkie, producing some 40,000 during World War II.
In 1947, Galvin introduced the first practical television set under $200, helping increase the company's sales to $47 million.
Wishing to overcome his firm's dependence on vacuum tubes, Galvin developed transistors to be used in car stereos.
www.hbs.edu /leadership/database/leaders/291   (77 words)

  
 Illinois Institute of Technology Trustee Lecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul Galvin blazed many of the technological trails that we travel today, and we can learn much from his example as we face the challenges of technology in the future.
Here at ITT, the Paul V. Galvin Library and the Kent School of Law Library, with its reputation for imaging documents, particularly legal and international legal documents, is a vital component in that array.
As we celebrate the wonderful advancements of the Galvin library and the exciting world of information that is now available by modem, it is important to reflect on the voids that still need to be filled.
www.lib.niu.edu /ipo/1996/il960111.html   (2328 words)

  
 Paul V. Galvin Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Galvin Library (add link) makes over 760,000 volumes available to IIT students, faculty and alums, and gives them access to more than 17 million others through an extensive inter-library loan network.
Galvin's on-line information services allow users to access hundreds of databases nationwide.
in Galvin Library is the Academic Resource Center where IIT students can engage tutors for many of their general-education classes (i.e.
www.iit.edu /about/campustour/galvin/galvin.html   (186 words)

  
 Substantial Retirement Package For Motorola Chairman - Technology News by TechWeb
In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it was disclosed that Galvin, who was chairman and chief executive of Motorola, would receive a $1.4 million annual salary in addition to the average of his annual bonuses for the years 2001-2003.
Galvin presided over the meltdown of the company his grandfather Paul Galvin and father Robert Galvin had built up.
His supporters pointed out that the youngest Motorola Galvin inherited a difficult situation as Motorola's sprawling product lines were faced with growing competition from rivals who could focus tightly on their products.
www.techweb.com /wire/story/TWB20031107S0003   (264 words)

  
 Hoganstand.com - GAA Football & Hurling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
All-Ireland SFC medallist Paul Galvin looks could on the brink of chucking in his Gaelic football career with Kingdom for a stint with Cork City in the Eircom League.
Galvin - currently serving a six month GAA suspension - impressed Cork City during a trial game last weekend in which he scored.
"While Paul’s fitness and sharpness need to be worked on a little bit, there’s no doubt that he has an appreciation and instinct for football," Cork City boss Damien Richardson commented.
hoganstand.com /ArticleForm.aspx?ID=56124   (141 words)

  
 GARRETT v GALVIN - Legal Case Documents
Paragraph 5 of the Counterclaim is denied, except that it is admitted that Messrs.
Galvin, Jal'bert, and Phan previously were directors of the Company.
Defendant Paul Goulding is a resident of Washington, D.C. and purports
www.legalcasedocs.com /120/240/498.html   (1168 words)

  
 Galvin Family Guest Book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Galvin’s were a military family who were demobbed and settled in the military garrison.
My Father PATRICK GALVIN was born on Moyasta Co Clare in 1919, joined the Navy in 1937 and we migrated from Scotland in 1954 to Australia.
This Hogan girl and her husband were the grandparents to your grandfather Connie Galvin and also to my grandfather Ned Brown of Mullen and I think I could safely assume they were the ancestors to all the Gallivan and their lineage around Scartinglin at the present time.
www.galvinfamily.com /guestbook   (12607 words)

  
 USC Rossier School of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul Galvin is an editor/writer for the Center on Educational Governance.
Paul draws on his rich background as an independent school business manager and published writer to assist the Center in editing, writing and proofreading a variety of articles, brochures, letters, newsletters, press releases and proposals.
He researches information and verifies facts, and is responsible for editing and updating the Center's Web site.
www.usc.edu /dept/education/cegov/paulgalvin.html   (63 words)

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